David Curri | Curri Kirschner Real Estate Group

David Curri and his real estate team specialize in luxury waterfront properties and are ranked as one of the top-producing, independently-owned brokerages in south Brevard County. Since 2001, Curri not only sees his work as selling, but as building long-term relationships. He takes pride in providing the highest quality services guided with the utmost integrity […]

Embrace Home Loans

The Embrace Home Loans team office in Viera opened in the fall of 2016.  They are supported by the leadership of Sales Manager Stephen Thaggard, and his wife, Senior Loan Officer Karen Thaggard. The Thaggards have been married and in the mortgage arena for over 22 years. Their production has been recognized several times, including […]

Meili Viera | Waterman Real Estate

Meili Viera is a multi-faceted, bilingual professional with 13 years of experience in all sectors of the real estate industry including residential & commercial sales, investment properties, commercial retail shopping center leasing & management and luxury residential property management. 

Born in Cuba and raised in Miami, Viera began in the industry at just 17 in Punta […]

Terry Parks | Palm Realty

Local Realtor Terry Parks has been a Brevard resident since 2005. The Columbus, Georgia native holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from ColumbusState University, where he was also a collegiate athlete. Before entering the real estate profession, Terry was a collegiate basketball coach throughout the southeast for 12 years.  

Parks is an active member […]

Ronald Canniff | Shelter Mortgage Company

Born and raised in Brevard County, Ron Canniff is more familiar than most with all the Space Coast has to offer. Before coming on board with Shelter Mortgage as a mortgage loan specialist, Ron Canniff worked as a manager for 25 years in retail, honing an understanding of customer service and communication. It was here […]

Remax Solutions

Lori Nartatez | Remax Solutions 

Lori Nartatez has lived in the Suntree/Viera area for over 25 years and goes the extra mile to provide her customers, neighbors and friends outstanding real estate service. She is a high-energy professional with a focus on detail, ensuring a smooth transaction will be handled personally and professionally.


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Jackie Griffin | Florida Lifestyle Realty

Jackie Griffin is a business entrepreneur, in her third business with Florida Lifestyle Realty. Florida Lifestyle Realty sells real estate, specializing in waterfront homes and beachfront condos. When asked what sets the company and the rest of the team apart from others in her industry, Griffin noted their focus on “Making it happen.” “We are […]

Greg Ellingson | Ellingson Properties

Ellingson Properties is led by Greg Ellingson, a seasoned leader and business owner. His passion for leadership started in college at the United States Air Force Academy and has carried over into his business. What differentiates the Ellingson Properties Team from other real estates companies? “A strong sense of camaraderie and teamworks,” says Greg. “You […]

Junior Achievement’s 2018 Business Blastoff Challenge

Every February, Junior Achievement of the Space Coast (JA) holds its annual Business Blastoff Challenge, bringing together Brevard high school students in a product development competition culminating in a presentation similar to “Shark Tank.” On February 13, 23 entries from 5 high schools met at FIT for the preliminary rounds. Teams presented their concepts, marketing […]

G.I. Tax | Business Spotlight

Glenn S. Sandler
Title:  Owner and Founder
Company:  G.I. Tax
Founded:  2012
LOCATION:  Melbourne
Website:  www.gitax.com
GI Tax, “America’s Finest Tax Service,” was formed in 2012 as necessary competition for the American Middle Class tax service business. There are tax companies that have been preparing tax returns for Americans for many years, but over the past few years they have been […]

Theresa Bassing | Eastern Breeze Realty LLC

Theresa Bassing has called Florida home for most of her life. Born and raised in Pensacola, and living as far south as Key Largo, she is familiar with all the Sunshine State has to offer. She is the broker/owner of Eastern Breeze Realty, LLC, in Melbourne and has a team of professional Realtors who work […]

Giving Back | Jeanne Whitman

Jeanne Whitman created Bras for a Cause about five years ago, and it has grown every year. “The first year, I invited people to come to my place of business and decorate bras, just for awareness. The second year, I did the same thing. We just had a little get-together and decorated bras.” The third […]

SpaceCoast Living’s Toy Drive Event | Todd the Pizza Planet Truck, Giving and a Movie

December 10th
2 p.m. @ Church at Viera
SpaceCoast Living is hosting a toy drive at the Church of Viera on December 10. There will be an airing of Toy Story, with admission to the event being a toy or a monetary donation. The doors open at 2 p.m., and the movie starts at 2:30 p.m.. The […]

Christmas in a Pack 2017

Tom & Charlotte Wienckoski
The Wienckoski’s passions in the community are children and homelessness. Tom and Charlotte have been lucky enough to be involved in quite a few very good causes from Candlelighters, to the Children’s Hunger Project, to Resurrection Ranch, to Daily Bread, and with Ascension Church. Tom Wienckoski says, “One thing Brevard has, really two […]

Giving Back | Denise Piercy

Voted one of the Top 50 running stores in the U.S. multiple times since opening in 2003, Running Zone has been serving the running and fitness community, primarily in Brevard County, for over 12 years as the leader in running, walking, fitness and multi-sport solutions. Don and Denise Piercy have organized numerous running and walking […]

Giving Back | Laurilee Thompson

Philanthropy is a trade that Laurilee Thompson learned from her parents, Rodney and Mary Jean. Thompson says, “they’re the ones who started Dixie Crossroads in 1983, and they were always generous to the community while I was out running the commercial fishing boat, catching grouper for the restaurant.” Early on, her parents raised money to […]

What’s Your WealthConfidence | FirstWave Financial

What if your WealthConfidence has less to do with the amount of money you have and more to do with your mindset?
There are eight different mindsets that contribute to an improved WealthConfidence.
Are you connected through social media platforms? How many friends do you have on Facebook? Is your relationship better through everyday connections with those […]

upFront | Finances

WHAT IF Your WealthConfidence has less to do with the amount of money you have and more to do with your mindset?
There are eight different mindsets that contribute to an improved WealthConfidence.
There are two ways to look at the world: with a mindset of abundance or a mindset of scarcity. An abundance mindset contributes to WealthConfidence. A […]

One Last Question | Eric Garvey

In August 2016 issue of our sister publication SpaceCoast Business, we spoke with Eric Garvey, the executive director of the Space Coast Office of Tourism. That agency was in the starting blocks of a massive new marketing program for Visit Space Coast. While the agency used social media platforms before, Garvey’s trip to California with […]

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